A Splendid Little War
Updated: 1/9/2020
A Splendid Little War
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  • Cuban Rebellion
  • We need America's help!
  • Exaggerate!
  • USS Maine
  • President William McKinley's Role in Peace
  • Warrrrr!!!
  • We must keep peace!
  • War
  • The Cubans try to gain America's help by burning their supply of sugarcane and exaggerating stories of Cubans in reconstruction camps in American newspapers.
  • US Demands to Spanish
  • We demand...
  • Ok all but 4th one!
  • USS Maine explodes and America blames the Spanish.
  • Treaty of Paris
  • December 1898
  • The war is over!
  • President William McKinley hesitates to engage in war to maintain pace.
  • Territory Gained
  • Here's 20 million dollars!
  • Here's the Phillipines, Peurto Rico, and Guam
  • The US demands things from the Spanish and they accept all except Cuban independance.
  • Compensation ($) for the USS MaineAn end to reconcentration campsa truce in CubaCuban independence
  • At the Treaty of Paris, America signs with Spain that the war is over. They also accept Cuban independance.
  • The Spanish make a trade with the US after the war where the US gains territory.
  • Fair trade!
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